Hardcore Henry: Exciting as Hell – The Fastest Paced Movie I’ve Ever Seen [Review]

Hardcore Henry: Exciting as Hell – The Fastest Paced Movie I’ve Ever Seen [Review]

I see what you were doing there, Hardcore Henry.  First Person Shooter as a movie genre is fairly original, I have to say.  And as a proof of concept, it works, it really does:  the FPS plot can be adapted to a movie.  Well done.  But it didn’t really work for me, possibly because I’m really, really old.  But possibly also because watching this movie is exactly like watching someone else play through an entire video game flawlessly but, despite the hundreds of hours of gameplay he must have devoted to being able to do this (without dying once), inexplicably refuses to skip the cutscenes.  I spent the entire movie unable to shake the feeling that I was waiting for my turn to play. Read more

Hardcore Henry: Sharlto Copley is Our Tour-guide Through Pandemonium [Review]

Hardcore Henry: Sharlto Copley is Our Tour-guide Through Pandemonium [Review]

From STX Entertainment, director Ilya Naishuller and produced by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) comes the first person shooter film Hardcore Henry. Starring Sharlto Copley (District 9), Danila Kozlovsky (Vampire Academy), and Haley Bennett (The Equalizer), the film made it’s debut at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness and was released nationwide April 8th.

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Update: New Trailer & Poster for Hardcore Henry – The Insane First-Person Shooter Movie

Update: New Trailer & Poster for Hardcore Henry – The Insane First-Person Shooter Movie

From STX Entertainment, director Ilya Naishuller and produced by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) comes the first person shooter film Hardcore Henry. Starring Sharlto Copley (District 9), Danila Kozlovsky (Vampire Academy), and Haley Bennett (The Equalizer), the film made it’s debut at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness and is targeting a wide release April 8th.

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